BP Gulf Oil Spill

Practice Area: Environmental Litigation

In Re: Oil Spill by the Oil Rig "Deepwater Horizon" in the Gulf of Mexico

Lieff Cabraser and co-counsel represent property owners, business owners, wage earners, and other harmed parties in class action litigation against BP, Transocean, Halliburton, and other defendants for the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and resulting oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010. Elizabeth J. Cabraser serves on the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee (PSC) that is spearheading the litigation in federal court before U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier.

Attorney Annika K. Martin Discusses BP Oil Spill Settlement Claims

BP Lawsuit, BP Oil Spill Lawsuit, BP Spill Class Action

In 2014, the Deepwater Horizon Litigation continued to make progress in providing economic and medical relief to hundreds of thousands of individuals and businesses in the Gulf Coast area whose lives and livelihoods were impacted by the 2010 oil spill. The Supreme Court denied review of BP's challenge to its own class action settlement. Approval of that settlement is now final, and has so far delivered over $5.4 billion to compensate claimants' losses. The medical settlement is also final, and an additional $1 billion settlement has been reached with defendant Halliburton.

Court Orders and Rulings

Operative Master Complaints

Underlying Complaints

You can also visit the official settlement website.

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